Friday 25 June 2021
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The Afterlife Is Expensive for Digital Movies

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just published a report on digital preservation and costing of digital movies. The New York Times discusses the report here, noting some key costs, comparison of digital and¬†analogue tape¬†and making mention of some detailed case study work. Unfortunately the report itself (entitled “The Digital Dilemma”) isn’t online but apparently you can order a paper copy from:

Ashley Head, AMPAS, Science & Technology Council, (phone) 310-247-3000 ext. 358 or e-mail: counciltemp@oscars.org

There is also some related discussion on the digipres list, here.

More here, when I’ve read the report itself!

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